Nelson Police Department

SUBJECT: Drug Seizure Nets Over $32,000 in Street Drugs (NPD File 2022-3434)

On Thursday July 28th, 2022 at approximately 23:00 hours, members of the Nelson Police stopped a vehicle
while conducting a Counter Attack Road check. The investigation revealed that both the driver and passenger
of the vehicle were wanted on outstanding warrants. Both parties were arrested and transported to the
Nelson Police Department. Subsequent search of the driver, resulted in police locating $32,000 of illicit street
drugs, which were concealed on the driver’s person. The following articles were seized by police during this
proactive initiative:
• Police located: $1000 cash
• Suspected Fentanyl – 92.93 grams – approximately value of $27,879
• Suspected Methamphetamine – 30.64 grams – approximate value of $3,064
• Suspected Cocaine – 13.29 grams – approximate street value of $1,329.
The Driver of the Vehicle is facing new charges of Driving while Prohibited and multiple counts of Trafficking in
a Controlled Substance. The passenger is not facing any additional charges in relation to the traffic stop.
Both parties were held for Bail Hearings to appear before a Judge and subsequently released.
Anyone who has information on drug-related activities in the City of Nelson is asked to contact the
Nelson Police Department.
Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477